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are in buying a - it's a combination of what the patrol issue so if we can schedule that when is a good time for chief? >> end of august. >> okay. perfect thanks. >> commissioner. >> yes. i'd like to acknowledge contacting from the city attorney's office from 230u7 with another issue the officers are working with outside agencies for what the community wants to see so thank you. thank you deputy for bird-dogging that in terms of
calendaring issues love to find out from the department a breakdown what we're doing in terms of here i go in demographics whose coming in the academy and their background. i've heard that folks are being hired that look like san francisco. i i know there's waves of hiring >> maybe we could do that in september. >> september okay. a date in september would be great commissioner. >> well september 4th we're going to do the the honors. >> the 11th maybe. >> thanks. >> want to do it the 11th?
>> 9/11 is not good. >> then 9, 18/25. >> no district. >> 9/25 then. >> 9/25. okay >> and that will be captain. >> got it. commissioner >> just want to remind the commissioners that we do have we're still working on this the scheduling resolution. i know that deputy city attorney and myself are trying to prepare
and get the recommendations out for you but we haven't actually decided on when to return but we should get that scheduled in the next couple of weeks so we can have a date certain. i want everyone to know it's still open your agenda we'll believe circling back with you >> it's now time for public comment on items abc and d. >> vote on whether or not to have this in closed session and for the administrative code section action. >> thank you ladies and gentlemen, what happens is we'll
move into closed section those are private issues and their confidential litigation matters. so any public comment regarding this okay no one it's closed call the next item >> line item 67 we go into closed session. >> and we want to vote on whether or not to go into closed session action. >> can i have a motion. >> all in favor. >> session. >> we're back in open session
the street fair tomorrow. >> it is in the mission, how are we going to get there? we are not driving. >> well what do you suggest? >> there are a lot of great transportation choices in the city and there is one place to find them all, sfnta.com. >> sfmta.com. >> it is the walking parking, and riding muni and it is all here in one place. >> sitting in front of my computer waiting transportation options that is not exactly how i want to spend my saturday night. >> the new sfmta.com is mobile friendly, it works great on a tablet, smart phone or a lap top, it is built to go wherever we go. >> cool. >> but, let's just take the same route tomorrow that we always take, okay? >> it might be much more fun to ride our bikes. >> i am going to be way too tired to ride all the way home.
>> okay, how about this, we can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone. >> neat. we can finish making travel plans over dinner, now let's go eat. >> how about about that organic vegan gluten free rest rft. >> can't we go to the food truck. >> do you want to walk or take a taxi. >> there is an alert right here telling us there is heavy traffic in soma. >> let's walk there and then take a taxi or muni back. >> that new website gives us a lot of options. >> it sure does and we can use it again next weekend when we go to see the giants. there is a new destination section on the website that shows us how to get to at&t park. >> there is a section, and account alerts and information on parking and all kinds of
stuff, it is so easy to use that even you can use it. >> that is smart. >> are you giving me a compliment. >> i think that i am. >> wow, thanks. >> now you can buy dinner. sfmta.com. access useful information, any >> >> good evening, welcome to the july 10, 2013 meeting of the san francisco board of appeals. the preceding officer this evening is board president, chris hwang and she is joined by lazarus and commissioner fung and honda and hurtado. >> and to high left is robert brian and he will provide the board with any needed legal advice at this evening, and at
the control is the assistant. >> and also joined tonight by representatives of the city departments who have cases before the board in the front row is scott sanchez, he is a zoning administrator and representing the planning department and commission, and we are also joined by senior building inspect or and john kwo ng, the bureau of street use and mapping. >> if you could go over the meeting guidelines and conduct the swearing in process. >> the board requests that you turn off all phones and pagers that they will not go off. and the boards rules of presentation are as follows, appellants and permit holders have seven minutes to present their cases and three minutes for rebuttal. people affiliated with these parties must include their comments in the 7 or 3-minute periods, the members of the public who are not affiliated
with the parties have up to three minutes each to address the board but no rebuttals, to assist the board in accurate preparation of the minutes, the members of the public who like to speak on an item are asked but not required to submit a card when you come up.. speaker cards and men's are available on the left side. they also welcome your comments and questions and there are customer forms on the left side. if you have a request for a board rehearing, speak to the staff during the break or after a meeting or call the office tomorrow morning, it is located at 1650 mission street and room 304. this meeting is broadcast live on san francisco government television, sfgov tv cable channel 78 and dvds of this meeting are available for
purchase directly from sfgov tv and thank you for your attention and at this point in time we will conduct your swearing in process, if you wish to give your testimony and wish to have your evidence give weight, stand up and say i do. any member of the public may speak without taking this oath pursuant to the rights under the sunshine ordinance in the administrative code thank you. >> thank you. we will call item number one, which is public comment for items that are not on tonight's calendar. is there anyone who wishes to speak under this item?
>> we can't hear you. >> these are some of the things that i made. >> do you want to identify yourself for the record? >> my name is paula davis. >> do you want me to stop the clock or are you going to say anything else? >> is there any other member of the public that would like to speak under this item? >> okay, seeing none we will move on to item number two which is commissioner comments and questions, anything? >> nothing, okay. >> actually, do we need to inform the public or is this noticed when commissioners are not g be here?
>> we can make that announcement if you wish. >> our calendars are not listed on the website? >> no. >> i will not be here at the july 31 meeting. >> okay. is there any public comment on this item? >> seeing none we will move to item three which is the adoption of the minutes, commissioners for your consideration this evening, on the board's members of the june 19, 2013 meeting. any changes? >> no. >> i will move to adopt the minutes. >> is there any public comment on the minutes? >> seeing none, would you please call the roll? >> on that motion from the president, to adopt the june 19th, 2013 minutes, commissioner fung? >> aye. >> commissioner hurtado? >> aye. >> vice president lazarus? >> aye. >> commissioner honda? >> aye. >> the vote is 5-0, those minutes are adopted. >> thank you. with the president's consent we
are going to call item number 6 out of order because we understand that they have reached a settlement this is 13.059. this project is at 2366, 33rd avenue, protesting the issuance on may 6, 2013 to peter sun of a permit to alter a building, two new wagt rooms and one bedroom and storage room and tool room and laundry area to be constructed at ground floor per plan, enclose new bedroom, below sun room and ground floor remodel kitchen and 2 bathrooms and if the parties would like to come forward jointly, you can present the settlement that you reached. >> good evening, board members. my name is peter, and the last name is sun. receding at 2366, 33rd avenue. and so i am happy to report
that we have reached a settlement with our neighbor and briefly, if i may read the set of settlement letter. >> please? >> okay. so there are four items on this settlement letter. number one, the light wall in question on the second floor has increased to 2 foot and 6 inches. this change from the original proposed step of 1 foot and 6 inches, this will allow a total separation of four foot and six inches between neighboring walls. second item, there will be no set back. light wall on the ground floor. third item, a new window of approximately 4 foot by three foot will be added to the kitchen within the light wall. number four, final height of parapit wall and at light wall shall be maintained to allow
the department will not oppose the plans? >> could we hear from the appellant as well? >> miss gonzalez? we want to make sure that you are in agreement with this? >> my husband and we are agree about the proposal. >> okay. >> we understand that you want to keep an eye and see if he is going to complain? >> i can't hear you at all. >> in the meantime we want to keep an eye on the construction and see if everything goes well. otherwise we have to do it again, so we will see how it goes. >> thank you. >> everything is fine with us. so we agreed of what he proposed. >> okay. >> thank you. >> is there any public comment?
>> seeing none, mr. did duffy is there anything that you want to say? >> i have one comment to the department of representatives. >> good evening, is this going to be done under a special condition's permit? >> okay, that is all. >> okay. commissioners the matter is submitted. >> i have just a short comment and perhaps recommendation to the departmental representatives, and when i looked at the packet and the drawing that was... and it is not one that provides all of the information that is required. and it does not show adjoining conditions and so it was very difficult to review the case of it. and if you see that, rather than having us bring that up, and requesting the additional information, perhaps you can recommend it to the appellants
or the permit holders, so that they can supplement their submital. >> any other comments? >> i am going to move that grantee appeal and approve the permit on the conditions and the revised drawings that have been presented. thank you. >> could you call the roll on that please? >> we have a motion from commissioner fung? to up hold this permit with the conditions and revised plans. and the letters dated 7-8 and the plans are dated 7-3. and on that motion, to up hold the permit with these revised
plans, president hwang? >> aye. >> commissioner hurtado? >> aye. >> vice president lazarus? >> aye. >> and commissioner honda. >> aye. >> the vote is 5-0 and the permit is up hold with these revised plans and conditions, thank you. >> thank you. so we can go back then to item 4 a a jurisdiction request, 865 market street, the board received a letter from mary murphy asking that the board take jurisdiction over the mobile food facility permit november 11 fmm-0061 which was issued on july 17, 2012, the 15-day appeal period expired on august 1, 2012 and the jurisdiction request was filed with the board's office on may 13, 2013, permit holder is kettle corn star, the project is the sale of kettle corn of funnel cakes and waffles and
lemonade. >> we can start with the requestor. >> good afternoon, mary murphy and the county of the appellant, we are here today to respectfully request that this commission accept jurisdiction over the appeal of the renewal and by dpw to kettle corn star the respond ant. as set forth in the papers before you, they did not receive notice of the intent to issue the permit and only became aware of the permit after kettle corn commenced operations, the request was rejected who asked to put it to this board. when they filed an appeal it was also rejected. we are now before you requesting that you accept jurisdiction because we believe that this matter meets the standards established by section 10 of your board rules
that the board may accept jurisdiction in the cases where the board finds that the city intentionally caused the requestor in being late in filing an appeal. the distribution lists demonstrates that the city failed to provide the requisite notice. and in making this request, we understand that this is a difficult situation, both west field and kettle corn have been diligent and have acted in good faith. for the reasons that we do not understand, west field did not receive notice of the permit application, this apparent error is at odds with the experience with the mobile food program because west field has received timely notices of other similar applications to dpw, as a consequence of this error, west field was denied due process, it consists of notice and an opportunity to it be heard and west field has been denied both. and notwithstanding that both parties have been diligent and
as between the two, they have received the benefit of this and have been able to obtain the permit and to operate as it was unable to raise the concerns about the permit. kettle corn notes that some of the tenants did receive notice and that observation under scores the reasons for this request, the tenants would expect the landlord to undertake to protect the request and the investment in the neighborhood, the food program intended to revitalize the neighborhoods, however the area in front of the center is already extremely busy and vital not because of the hundreds of millions of dollars that they invested to build the center but because of the tenants that pay rent there and invest as a result. >> we submit that the situation meets your standards for accepting review and we hope that you will do so. thank you for your time and attention to this matter. >> miss murphy, i have a question, when did west field
become aware of operations? >> i believe, i have not yet... from west field nicole is with me here today and i believe that it was after you noticed that they were there operating before or in front of the entrance to the west field center, do you want to speak to that issue. >> nicole with west field. we noticed when they first opened for business. >> when was that? >> i am looking for a date. >> that is the most exact date that you can give me? >> 2012 was last summer. >> is there a reason why there was not an appeal filed before now? >> and we or our office contacted dpw and we were told that the permit would be subject to renewal and the way that they do is has a new permit number and so we had the communication with the dpw advance of the renewal of the permit and then we were under the impression that we were supposed to wait for the
approval. so that when the renewal was issued in a timely fashion filed the appeal of the renewal of the permit. but dpw said that the renewal was properly appealable to them and only heard the appeals of the initial grant and so they instructed us to the appeal of this board, when we filed it was rejected as not this being in your subject matter jurisdiction and it is a bit of a frustrating prospect as you can imagine and we are very aware of the fact that kettle corn has tried to play by the rules as well. everyone has pursued avenue and kettle corn about everything that they can, and this was not an error for west field or kettle corn, for some reason west field was not on the list and did not receive this notice, but the point of this story is that west field has
never been afforded an opportunity to be heard on this matter, neither on the original permit and sent around in a circle with respect to the renewal of the permit. >> and this is my last question, is, or you mentioned that you have gotten notice about the other permits in the past. >> yes. and i guess what i am trying to get at is why you would be noticed as west field given that you are not a restaurant or a similar establishment as kettle corn? maybe that is the reason? but you said that you have gotten notices? the past. >> yes. >> the promissions are the 300 foot radius that you are familiar with and it is curious because the map of the 300 foot radius was from the wrong location and actually notwithstanding that, we actually would still be within 300 foot radius and the businesses are to be noticed whether they are a direct come pet or or not. and there were other tenants
noticed i think as kettle corn has correctly noted in the papers and again we are completely conscious of the fact that this was not their fault they tried to do it by the book and it was a strange circumstance that we would get in the other situations through the people using some sort of radius map service, but not in this instance. >> but if other people were noticed and other businesses presumably within west field, what is the harm to west field, then? if those businesses have the opportunity to appeal or raise the concerns? >> west field is the landlord of a very major enterprise and i would believe that most are managed by someone who is just there working at the facility and would not necessarily think it was appropriate for them to be dealing with any sort of official notice from the city. i think that most people would expect that is something that the landlord would attend to if there is an official notice.
i have not interviewed all of the tenants and i cannot speak to that, i would imagine that would be the case most people are busy running their businesses and west field's interests in protecting their interest in protecting their tenants who are there. and they are people who have been, you know, making an investment and paying rent and you know, have invested in their businesses at that location. and west field has invested in that location by building that center there and as a consequence, i think that is why the rules were set up to afford the business owners and the tenants in those businesses, the opportunity to be heard of. and the point of this story is that opportunity was not afforded to the landlord and it is a million foot enterprise, and it has another half a million feet at the nordstrom's side of it which it operates as part of the center under the school district and you know it